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Thread: MY NEW TREASURE

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    Super Member Mamaskeeto's Avatar
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    My mother-in-law is not a quilt person and on a recent trip to the farm I found this treasure from the past in the garage. In the 23 years I've been going to the farm I have never seen a quilt anywhere. The quilt was folded with the top out and there is some sun damage and some of the appilque needs to be reattached. My MIL told me the quilt was made around 1935 as a fund raiser for the United Methodist with members paying to have their name on it and then it was raffled off. My husband grandmother was the lucky winner.


    Sun damage on a small section of the quilt
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    Part of quilt which shows my husbands grandparents and other relatives
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    Full view of quilt.
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    What a priceless treasure!
    Rose Hall

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    What a find :mrgreen:

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    What a great treasure you have there! Isn't it amazing the things that have been appreciated by some and then not appreciated and hidden away by others! Maybe the church ladies would enjoy seeing the quilt again! :lol:

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    What a treasure!!! Congrats on your find!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shemjo
    What a great treasure you have there! Isn't it amazing the things that have been appreciated by some and then not appreciated and hidden away by others! Maybe the church ladies would enjoy seeing the quilt again! :lol:
    My MIL used to bring the quilt up to church for special functions and had asked them several times if they would like it. They declinded her offer. She is 91 yrs old and doesn't make it to church every Sunday like she used to so out in the garage it went. She was going to throw is away until I claimed it.

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    I'm so happy you were able to "rescue" this treasure. What a wonderful quilt.

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    Throwing it out! :shock: :shock: :shock:
    I am so glad that you were able to save this treasure!!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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    Truly a treasure!

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    What a find!!! Good for you!! :D

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    So glad you rescued it. I love finding old quilts that are loved nearly to death...little holes, stains and fading don't bother me. I like to think about the lady who made it, and how she would like it if someone continued to love her old quilt. You are very lucky to find this one. Good score!!

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    That is truly a treasure!! So glad you were able to save it from the trash!!

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    What a great treasure!!

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    What a treasure. I'm glad it found a good home with you.

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    Lucky you! I agree that maybe the church ladies would like to see it and see if any of their acestors' names are on it.

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    how wonderful - its nice that the quilt will have a loving home now

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    Oh my, what an awesome find

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    You sure are lucky - that's a beautiful keepsake. So wonderful to have their names on it.

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    That's really special. what a great find.

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